Professor of Comparative Social Science Director of ESRC Research Centre on Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES), UCL

Andy Green's main field of research is the comparative (historical and sociological) study of education and training systems, their origins and social and economic consequences.

He has a long-standing interest in education and state formation and has directed major cross-country comparative research projects on:

• skills formation and economic competitiveness in Europe and Asia;
• funding and regulation of lifelong learning
• convergences and divergences in European education and training systems
• education, inequality and social cohesion

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Comparative Social Science Director of ESRC Research Centre on Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES), Institute of Education, University of London

Publications

  • 2013
    Education and State Formation: Europe, East Asia and the USA,
  • 2013
    'Skills Inequality, Adult Learning and Social Cohesion in The United Kingdom', Special Issue on 'Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies, British Journal of Educational Studies
  • 2013
    Education and State Formation: Europe, East Asia and the USA, Palgrave
  • 2011
    Regimes of Social Cohesion: Societies and the Crisis of Globalisation, Palgrave